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SHACTMAN: Years Later: Big Tobacco, Big Al

A few years ago, I made a documentary on CNBC that focused on tobacco. ... an aggressive short-term goal set by Dr. Koop. But what would he have said if we told him in 1984 that by 2014, electronic cigarettes would be the next big health threat.
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 23, 2014 11:34

[Washington] Tobacco Action Group screens 'Addiction Incorporated'

Assistant Surgeon General Patrick O’Carroll stresses the importance of banning tabacco use at college campuses before the screening of ‘Addiction Incorporated.’
The Daily (University of Washington)
added Apr 11, 2014 10:42

Glance: Smoking over 50 years

Some key events and adult smoking rates in the fight over tobacco during the last 50 years: 1964: U.S. surgeon general report concludes smoking causes lung cancer.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 6, 2014 14:05

Smoking causes diabetes, colon cancer, new report says

represents the first time the surgeon general has concluded that smoking is "causally linked" to these diseases. The report finds that smoking causes rheumatoid arthritis, erectile dysfunction and macular degeneration, a major cause of age-related blindne
USA Today
added Jan 18, 2014 21:52

WEBCAST ALERT: 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress

Friday, January 17, 2014. This report will highlight the half a century of progress in tobacco control and prevention that has taken place since the 1964 release ... Watch the live Webcast this Friday at 9:30am EST at
The White House
added Jan 16, 2014 15:10

Cigarette ads from the 20th century

you wouldn't know those risks by looking at some of these prominent advertisements of the 20th century. Here, actor and future U.S. President Ronald Reagan is seen in a 1950s ad for Chesterfield cigarettes.
added Jan 12, 2014 04:19

EDITORIAL: Fitful Progress in the Antismoking Wars

Wednesday, several health organizations … called for a new national commitment … United States government must help counter the tobacco industry’s efforts to spread its noxious products around the world.
New York Times
added Jan 10, 2014 01:16

What happens when the tobacco industry gets to pick the Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health?

Anyone in the room could cross any scientist off the list, no reasons needed, which means the Tobacco Institute had complete veto power. Scientists with publicly declared positions on tobacco (either way) were also struck from the list.
PLOS Blogs
added Jan 9, 2014 16:44

The Government Fights Back Against Big Tobacco

A detailed New York Times report on the industry's sales came out the Monday after Smoking and Health was published, showing that despite some simmering discontent, tobacco was a flourishing business. Here are some of its key findings for 1963: * The to
Daily Finance (AOL)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:51

LETTER: The surgeon general who raised the alarm on smoking

started this nation’s government — and the rest of the world — on the path to warning the public about the hazards of smoking, limiting advertising for cigarettes, increasing taxes on cigarettes and researching the effects of secondhand smoke. And by the
Washington Post
added Jul 7, 2017 22:05
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